The Public Works Department plans, designs, constructs, operates, maintains, and manages all physical facilities necessary or desirable to community life.
The department promotes programs necessary for asset management and the preservation of infrastructure in order to provide for the health, safety, welfare, and convenience expected in a raised standard of living / quality of life.
Public Works employees continuously and vigilantly assure:
Safe and secure water and sewer facilities
Protection against flooding
Efficient waste disposal
Safe and adequate transportation systems
Accessible athletic and recreational facilities
The Needham Public Works Department renders services to all citizens in the areas of:
Highway maintenance and construction
Water supply and distribution
Sanitary / storm sewer construction and maintenance
Solid waste disposal
Park and forestry maintenance
The department provides its own administration, engineering, and equipment maintenance.